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Outland

  R HD Closed Captioning

Peter Hyams

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Plot Summary

"This science-fiction epic delivers all the goods" (The Creature Features Movie Guide) A federal marshal on an outer-space mining colony uncovers deadly secrets, triggering a showdown. Oscar(R) winner Sean Connery lays down the law in Peter Hyams' sci-fi sizzler.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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58%
  • Reviews Counted: 24
  • Fresh: 14
  • Rotten: 10
  • Average Rating: 5.8/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: A movie of unexpected pleasures. – Vincent Canby, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: While there are several mile-wide plot holes and one key under-developed main character, the film emerges as a tight, intriguing old-fashioned drama that gives audiences a hero worth rooting for. – Variety Staff, Variety, Jul 7, 2010

Rotten: The failure of director-writer Peter Hyams to put any weight whatever behind the moral issues (crude as they are) makes this merely violent nonsense. – Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader, Jun 24, 2010

Rotten: Because both dialogue and direction are none too exciting, one's tired eyes wander endlessly over the space base sets. – Time Out, Aug 16, 2007

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Customer Reviews

Great Movie!!

I won't go into details but I will say that this is a good, tense Sci-Fi movie. Well done for its time. The basic premis is "High Noon" in outer space. (Nuff Said)

Outland is from 1981, not 1997

This is a decent sci-fi movie from the era of Alien and Blade Runner. The iTunes store says it is from 1997. This is a mistake. Rent it if you want to see an overlooked classic sci-fi thriller. It's not the best script ever, but you do get some prime Sean Connery in the deal.

Very good.

A 1980's Classic and A good one !

Outland
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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Released: 1981

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